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ago. according to the secretary of state's office. 59% of voters in california went to the polls yesterday. in 2008, that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half, or almost 55% of registered voters cast ballots yesterday. >>> the santa clara county registrar said it has almost a quarter million ballots to count. more than 35,000 provisional ballots. >>> stay with the 10:00 news. in 9 minutes, mitt romney's last minute decision after losing the election. plus, a tax hike, statewide. the refund some students will get as a result. and at 10:45 the vote yesterday that could set thousands of inmates free. >>> striking workers at raleys, and knob hill supermarkets rallied for support. they've been on the picket line for four days. workers rallied at this nob hill store in alameda. the workers are against proposed cuts to their health benefits, and also the elimination of people pay on sundays. one worker said he's been with the company for 23 years. >> i believe in this company, and i still believe in it. >> reporter: raley's issued a statement saying in part, it is
all across the county dreaming some big dreams. but california is one of the few states that actually does not participate in that drawing. eric tells us what they soon could change. >> this store has a rap for producing some big winners. some people came hoping to play powerball. instead they had to settle for superlotto. but officials could add it to the lineup when they meet tomorrow. >> tonight we have got an estimated -- >> reporter: the powerball website crashed before the host could read the winning numbers for the big jackpot, but the odds were already against anyone from california. it's just one of eight states that doesn't participate in the powerball game. >> i actually had a dream and my mom who passed away five years ago told him go buy lotto tonight. >> they spent over $200 tonight. like the millions who lined up around the country, they would have preferred powerball and now it seems they are going to get their wish. >> i think it's appropriator and that's why we've take -- appropriate and that's why we've taken these steps. >> reporter: negotiations for california to
local communities, in california, and for the future of this country. we have team coverage on this election as ktvu's amber lee has tonight's last minute get out the vote effort. we're going to begin in chicago with ken pritchett, and president obama. >> reporter: accords to the white house schedule, air force one should touchdown in chicago. any minute, mr. obama will spend election day in his adopted hometown of chicago just as he did four years ago. president obama ended his final day on the campaign trail in the swing state of iowa. this after he made a campaign stop in another swing state, ohio. ♪ [ music ] and the commander in chief started his day with the boss, bruce springsteen in wisconsin. three swing states. his chicago supports, such as lou walsh, and her daughter spent their day volunteering on the phone. >> who are you calling? >> calling people in iowa, and wisconsin basically. so swing states. >> reporter: in downtown chicago, we visited an obama field office. the volunteers here, most are local, but some are from the golden state. >> i, like many califor
in california, the votes being talllied late into the night tonight you but democrats couldn't make moves in the west, which will lead to the future of pelosi, the house democratic leader who didn't say if she would stick around. washington state senator murry led a celebration in dc for senate democrats who managed to hold their narrow majority thanks to blow -out wins by candidates in important battleground states. >> one we started almost two years ago now with this cycle, no one thought we would be able to keep the majority. we will do great and keep the majority and have great people in the senate. >> when will a decision come from her? we're told the democrats will have their leadership elections within a few days of thanksgiving -- thanksgiving. live in dc tonight, scott mcfarland. >> back to the bay area. voters across the area cast votes in a dozen congressional races. >> we have been following those races, two of which gained national attention. >> yes. one of those is a democrat versus democrat class right here in district 15. let's go live now and look the at the long-time con
states including california. no illnesses have been reported though. fresh express grows most of its produce in the salinas valley but is owned by chiquita brands. >>> 37-year-old sean moffet came home with a bump on his head and told his roommate that five men had attacked him. but police say that he might have been five people that were doing summer salts on a mattress and hurt himself that way. >> he said that five men had assaulted him. and he had been beat in the back of the head. he said they really beat me up badly. he used some curse words and said, they really, really beat me up. >> reporter: his roommate says that he was unconscious the next morning and he was dead. >>> plus turning back the clock on black friday. how wal-mart hopes to attract early bargain hunters this year. alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious
due in court december 16th. david stevenson, ktvu. >>> we learned today that a northern california man who was a navy seal has been killed in afghanistan. kevin evert from alkada died saturday in a mountainous area near the center of the country. military officials say that the seal was based on the east coast. he was in after -- afghanistan while working to support what is called -- >>> a wreath of roses, an american flag and a child's note all line his grave. stephens grew up in piedmont and attended uc hastings law school. >>> record spending on this cyber monday is expect to bring a surge to california. but ken pritchett tell us the state will likely get a lot less than many people had expected. >> if you need a tiki mug, a tiki statute or anything hawaii, talk to lawrence swansberg. his biggest item -- >> christmas hawaii shirts right now. >> we want folks to know that not out of state retailers who are doing business online are required to collect tax. >> so a camera sold on amazon would incur $60 in tax. if you don't pay sales taxes online then you owe a use tax that you must f
postponed consideration of california's ban on same-sex marriage. the court is now expected to decide whether they will take the case november 30th 10 days later than originally planned. if the justices decide not to hear the prop appeal, then the ninth circuit ruling will stand allowing same-sex couples to marry in california. >>> the move is a last minute protest against an historic cap and trade greenhouse gas actions suffered tomorrow. companies will be able to buy and sell credits to stay within mandated limits for greenhouse gas emissions. in a suit filed in superior court said the action is a tax on businesses. >>> de la fuente has conceded that his 20 year run on the council has come to an end. capland issued a statement saying she is deeply grateful. capland received 60% of the vote. >>> its striking employees reached a tentative agreement today as rob roth reports, the union workers dropped their picket signs and are now back on the job. >> we won. >> reporter: when word came down at nob hill foods in alameda this morning, workers began celebrating. time to toss the picket s
of spending thanksgiving. i'm going to be flying home to california. >> reporter: dylan, an iraq war veteran says he is stunned and saddened, he will be returning to bury his brother. >> when you're in a war zone, you kind of expect something like that might happen. but you don't expect your brother will be gunned down for no reason on the streets of san jose. >> reporter: he was with a friend at 7-eleven to buy gum and energy drinks. when they came out, he was shot, by someone trying to carjack him. police are still looking for a second unidentified suspect. the pair was captured on this surveillance video. investigators say that two men are also responsible for four robberies on friday. followed by a shootout with police that injured an officer. >> scary to think there's another guy out there, you know responsible for this. >> reporter: friend adrian robinson started this website to help the family with funeral expansions. everyone who knew rory says they will miss e most popular k >> reporter: the family plans to hold a memorial on saturday morning. they're asking anyone with information
. >>> more details now, tedford was the highest paid public employee in the state of california with the salary of $2.3 million a year. his contract with cal ran through the 2015 season. that means the university could owe him as much as $6.9 million for the remaining three years of his contract. >>> showers are falling out there now. live storm tracker 2 2 picking up showers in san francisco. the rain has been picking up, the dynamics in the front are now upon us. it's been in the north bay all day. berkeley right now we're just talking about the campus up by the campus, heavy rain. heavy rain along the bay shore. more heavy rain as you get into the grizzly peak area. up in the called the caldecut tunnel area. up here in napa you have some showers. then you head south and san mateo you're getting showers. it's starting to sag through. this thing is dragging, barely moving. san jose what's going on? nothing. some drizzle at best. i'm going to show you how it steps through time as we head through tomorrow morning. and there's going to be some of this left over for the morning co
tomorrow morning. >>> and as we told you before, power ball is expected to come to california. power ball tickets will be available in california starting april 8thover next year. - - april 8th of next year. >>> we'll give you a detailed look at the storm's path and how much rain it will bring. >> the stadium is covered tonight because of the rain. we're going to take >>> the rain likely won't keep fans from heading to the pac12 championship game at stanford tomorrow night. maureen naylor is live now at the farm to tell us about the extra precautions being taken tonight to protect the surf, maureen. >> reporter: this is a first for the stanford stadium, behind me they have wrapped the scoreboard in pac12 logos. inside the yard is wrapped as well. >> reporter: it is covered with tarp and weighed down with sandbags. >> it's pretty wet right now already. >> reporter: he has a hard time sleeping when it rains before a big game. he's watching the weather forecast very carefully. >> we've been watching it hourly to see when the put the tarps down, when to cover it up and we're watching it for
to suppress violence. >>> california parol agents say they arrested 85 sex offenders during the annual halloween sweep known as operation boo. the arrest included 16 people here in the bay area. agents say they contacted 100 people to make sure they were not making contact with children. >>> efforts to reign in rowdy crowds could be coming in. >> reporter: task force will be going back on regular patrol because there aren't enough officers on patrol. there's already varying reasons what will happen over the weekends. 18 arrests at all, party buses are making downtown a destination. >> we saw a bunch of buses coming downtown, a lot of them are already drinking. >> reporter: staffing shortages are forcing them back on to patrol. >> reporter: yeah it will seem like it's a rowdier crowd. >> reporter: last week we had zero arrests. >> reporter: police plan to cut their alcohol serving hours but he's appealing saying he'sing being singled out. >> if anything happens within a mile radius, i get blamed for it. if somebody steals a candy bar at 7/11, i'm getting blamed for it. >> reporter: poli
continues tomorrow at the ucff campus. >>> after years of grim news, california's economic outlook is looking brighter tonight. the nonpartisan legislative budget analyst says the state is now facing a much smaller deficit in the coming year. it's estimated at $1.9 billion well below the $13 billion previously projected. the legislative analysts praises prop 30. >>> democrats have secured a so- called super majority in the state senate and assembly. the democrats have a 2/3 majority, allowing them to pass bills without having the support of republicans. it is the first time that's happened since the 19th century. >>> tonight, at 10:45, an auction raising money for state coffers. how you can participate in the bidding for much more than just cars. >>> a war of words waging tonight between the white house and top republicans. president obama bristled and senators, for their criticism of u.n. ambassador rice. five days after the attack in benghazi, libya. rice said it appeared an anti- muslim film sparked protests that got out of hand. the republicans say they don't trust rice and the
. >>> more details now on the wal- mart labor action. this was a scene in southern california. a crowd of more than 1,000 people gathered at the entrance to the store in the city of paramount. sheriff deputies ordered the protesters to leave and most of them obeyed but nine people did not and they were arrested without incident. >>> another arrest came in portland oregon. police took a 33-year-old protester into custody last night after he yelled at employees then refused to leave. things were peaceful outside the portland wal-mart today. >>> you know about black friday, how about plab friday. it's face wide but it started right here in oak hasn't -- it's nationwide but it started right here in oakland. >>> and temperatures dropping rapidly. where we could have some patchy fog first thing tomorrow morning and the >>> thousands gathered at union square in san francisco tonight for the 23rd annual tree lights ceremony. the tree was lit at 6:45 this evening. macy's donated the 83-foot tall reusable tree which is decorated with 33,000 energy efficient lights. >>> well tomorrow is what you
be amazon's third distribution center in california. the new building would be close to three major freeways and only about 30 miles from another amazon distribution center being built in patterson. >>> someone, some where in this country could be a lot richer tomorrow night. the power ballot reu -- power ballot reu jackpot is now up to $500 million. california is one of eight states that does not participate in power ball. the odds of winning is one in 175 million. >>> the issue to me was, put it on the ballot. >> reporter: a ktvu exclusive, san jose's police chief on why he's leaving the department and what would have kept him (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> only on 2 tonight, we sat down with san jose's police chief to find out why he's stepping town after spending only two years on the job. matt keller is in san jose where the chief gave us som
legalized the recreational use of marijuana california's governor is weighing in. activists are now waiting to see how the government will react. >> reporter: the tiny displays of inventory, the modern look of the lobby. it's a modern dispensary with a relaxed feel but its owner says it's been a terrifying year. >> none of my staff knows when they come to work in the morning whether we're going home at night or going to jail. >> reporter: now governor brown has weighed in. >> i would say this, it's time for the justice department to recognize the sovereignty of the states. >> reporter: go to brown's comments come on the heels of governors of washington state and colorado legalizing marijuana for recreational news in defiance of federal law. >> president obama received 50,000 less votes in colorado than amendment 64 which legalized marijuana and that should send a message that this is a mainstream issue and they need to get on board with the will of voters. >> reporter: aaron smith with the cannabis industry association says all medical marijuana cases should be frozen and he hopes that legi
. numerous california agricultural products we're trying to get out to market. >> the longshoremen refused to cross the picket line yesterday by striking sieu workers. they tell us, they will stand in support of striking union workers. >>> in six minutes, our ktvu investigation of spending at the port goes deeper. plus the one piece of the puzzle they don't want us to see. >>> nearly a thousand workers at los angeles international airport staged a walk out today on one of the busiest travel days of the year. they blocked the main entry to the airport for nearly two hours. they're protesting what they call unfair labor practices. 13 people were arrested, mostly for refusing to dispurse. >>> for many people, the day before thanksgiving means rushing around, and getting all the needed ingredients. the roads were absolutely jam packed with people traveling, or running last minute errands. noel walker found big crowds. >> reporter: as you might have guessed, turkeys are the hot item here tonight. those fresh turkeys, because you don't have time to defrost these. we caught up with a few people w
's glad for help because some day california may need a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner, now. >> reporter: i reached pg & e trucks, they said that the main concern is hospitals and health care centers. >> we have the election, our opportunity to exercise our rights to vote and that's kind of a big deal. >> reporter: i also phoned 37- year-old tarson a san franciscan who moved to find work. he said he had to work 30 blocks just to charge his phone. >> it's like a ghost town. it's very eerie. the only sounds that i hear are sirens. >> reporter: buss are now not running after sunset. the streets empty saved for
morning. >>> fire crews expected to be on the scene of this fire at a california power plant for days. the everybody that you bring. >>> the california highway patrol with a zero policy on drivers under the influence. jana katsuyama was out tonight and saw evidence of what can go wrong. joins us live from oakland, john. >> reporter: this is soutound 880 where people are headed home after a big feast with friends and family but the dark side of the holiday season is that many people drink too much and then get behind the wheel. >> the highway patrol is circulating around the bay area searching for drunk drivers during a maximum enforcement period. >> most officers look for collision factors, speed unsafe turning movements. >>> officers tested this driver for intoxication and then arrested him after they say he smashed into a broken down car that had two babies inside. >> this gentleman didn't have any knowledge of being involved in a collision. >> that was only the beginning. the truck sustained major damage including losing the right wheel and investigators say he drove off without s
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